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Volvo Trucks Names Chicago Truck 2014 North American Dealer of the Year

Chicago Truck of Alsip, Illinois – part of M&K Truck Centers – has been recognized as the 2014 North American Dealer of the Year by Volvo Trucks. Volvo also honored its top dealers in Canada and Mexico. The 2014 Canada Dealer of the Year is Expressway Trucks Waterloo of Ayr, Ontario, and the 2014 Mexico Dealer of the Year is Grupo Bajio of San Luis, Mexico.

The annual North American Dealer of the Year award recognizes Chicago Truck and its employees for outstanding performance in a number of key areas, including new truck sales, market share, parts sales, customer satisfaction, dealer operating standards, franchise investment and support for other dealers.

“Chicago Truck is an outstanding ambassador for Volvo Trucks and a model of a high-performing operation,” said Göran Nyberg, president, Volvo Trucks North American Sales & Marketing. “We thank Chicago Truck, owner Ron Meyering and the whole M&K Truck Centers organization for their extraordinary support of Volvo customers and their contribution to our success in the challenging Chicago market area.”

Chicago Truck, which Meyering’s M&K Truck Centers acquired in 2012, has invested heavily in inventory in order to better compete in the large and competitive Chicago area. The dealership also is an aggressive marketer of used trucks and is a Volvo Truck Leasing member. M&K Truck Centers, which is based in Byron Center, Michigan, operates Volvo dealerships in Illinois and Michigan and has been in operation since 1989.

Chicago Truck-North American Dealer of the Year

Chicago Truck owner Ron Meyering (second from right) and vice president Kevin Murtha (second from left) receive the 2014 Volvo Trucks North American Dealer of the Year award from (left) Göran Nyberg, president, Volvo Trucks North American Sales & Marketing and Terry Billings, Volvo Trucks vice president – business development (right).

Volvo Trucks North America’s operations and products are guided by the company’s three core values: Quality, Safety and Environmental Care. The Volvo VNM, VNL, VNX, VHD and VAH trucks are assembled in the United States at the New River Valley Plant in Dublin, Virginia, while Volvo engines for North America are assembled in Hagerstown, Maryland. The New River Valley Plant is certified to ISO50001 energy standards. Both plants are certified to ISO14001 environmental and ISO9001 quality standards.

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines. The Group also provides complete solutions for financing and service. The Volvo Group, which employs about 110,000 people, has production facilities in 18 countries and sells its products in more than 190 markets. In 2013, the Volvo Group’s sales amounted to $41.5 billion. The Volvo Group is a publicly-held company headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden. Volvo shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm and are traded OTC in the U.S. For more information, please visit http://www.volvogroup.com/ or http://www.volvogroup.mobi/ if you are using your mobile phone.

Dec. 15, 2014

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